Romance fiction are modern or historical love stories, always with happy endings, which can range from the tepid to the torrid. A romance novel focuses on the relationship and romantic love between two people.
The Clearing by Heather Davis (Locations: Central Library, Richmond Green Library)
Amy, a sixteen-year-old girl recovering from an abusive relationship, moves to the country in Washington to live with her great-aunt, and there she discovers a mysterious clearing in the woods where she meets Henry, a boy stuck in the summer of 1944.
Cupid by Julius Lester (Location: Richvale Library)
Cupid, the spoiled and mischievous god of love, is attracted to and marries the beautiful mortal, Psyche, and both learn many lessons about the nature of love.
Forever by Judy Blume (Location: Central Library)
Katherine and Michael meet on New Year's Eve and their attraction is instantaneous. Two high school seniors who believe their love to be so strong that it will last forever.
Heavy Metal and You by Christopher Krovatin (Locations: Central Library, Richmond Green Library)
High schooler Sam begins losing himself when he falls for a preppy girl who wants him to give up getting wasted with his best friends and even his passion for heavy metal music in order to become a better person.
The sky is everywhere by Jandy Nelson (Locations: Central Library, Richmond Green Library)
In the months after her sister dies, seventeen-year-old Lennie falls into a love triangle and discovers the strength to follow her dream of becoming a musician.
Thwonk by Joan Bauer (Location: Central Library)
A cupid doll comes to life and offers romantic assistance to A.J., a teenage photographer suffering from unrequited love.
Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block (Location: Central Library)
Follows the wild adventures of Weetzie Bat and her Los Angeles punk friends, Dirk, Duck-Man, and Secret-Agent-Lover-Man.